With a vacancy to fill on their coaching staff, the Red Sox have begun to assemble a list of potential candidates to serve as the team's new hitting instructor.
Kolten Wong hits a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the resilient Cardinals beat the Giants 5-4 Sunday night.
The Red Sox will be in the market for starting pitching this winter. Will they land Jon Lester or James Shields?
The Kansas City Royals find themselves in the ALCS despite a lack of power. That's fine for them, but the Red Sox won't copy that approach.
The starting rotation is an offseason priority, and they also need more offense. But, as this postseason shows, a strong bullpen will also be important for the 2015 Red Sox.